My family's always been in meat.


[referring to the Hitchhiker] I think we just picked up Dracula.


Those girls... those girls don't wanna go messin' round no old house!

Old Man

[when approaching a slaughterhouse] What's that stench?


Hey, listen to Franklin's horoscope. "Travel in the country, long-range plans, and upsetting persons around you, could make this a disturbing and unpredictable day."


Sally: [when they arrive at the old house, upon seeing its condition] Oh, I wish they hadn't let the place fall apart.
Jerry: Now it looks like the birthplace of Bela Lugosi.

[to Leatherface] You... you damn fool! You ruined the door! Ain't he got no pride in his home?

Old Man

Dick Hallorann: Mrs. Torrance, your husband inroduced you as Winifred. Now, are you a Winnie or a Freddy?
Wendy Torrance: I'm a Wendy.
Dick Hallorann: Oh. That's nice, that's the prettiest.

Stuart Ullman: Four presidents, movie stars...
Wendy Torrance: Royalty?
Stuart Ullman: All the best people.

Dick Hallorann: Some places are like people: some shine and some don't.

Lloyd: Women. Can't live with them, can't live without them.
Jack Torrance: Words of wisdom, Lloyd, my man. Words of wisdom.

Delbert Grady: I feel you will have to deal with this matter in the harshest possible way, Mr. Torrance.
Jack Torrance: There's nothing I look forward to with greater pleasure, Mr. Grady.

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